Mike was already there.
We went to Dobbies for coffee, leaving a sign for any late-comers. In the end no-one else arrived so we struck off in a small convoy of two.
I had planned a route around some Roman sites in the area, these were part of the first frontier of the Roman Empire, now known as the Gask Frontier http://www.theromangaskproject.org.uk/
This fort would have been the base for c500 Auxiliary soldiers, comprising a mixed infantry/cavalry cohort or an all-cavalry unit.
Through Braco to the next fort known as Ardoch. The Auxiliary unit here was from Spain.
We passed Innerpeffray chapel. This was almost certainly the site of a watch-tower for the Roman fort at Strageath, which is on the opposite side of the River Earn.
Turning left before Kinkell Bridge, up onto the Gask Ridge. We could see the Roman road off to the left, there’s a good watch-tower base just a few yards down the path.
On our journey we kept encountering vintage Bentleys and Rolls Royces. There was obviously a big event in progress.
We are planning another run for the last Sunday in June, get in touch if you'd like to come.
Oh, and we'll meet at Dobbies from now on.